Program: Housing Department Salary Grade: GS – 17
Supervisor: Housing Director Salary Range: $24. 57 – $29.33
FLSA Status:  Exempt      Non-Exempt     Public Safety Position Type: Seasonal/Intermittent




The Program Development Manager reports to and assists the Housing Director; assists the Housing Director with planning and coordinating new construction, modernization and maintenance programs for the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Housing Department. The Program Development Manager shall coordinate with field workers such as subcontractors, Force Account Employees and maintenance staff to plan and coordinate in new development and modernization projects(s). This position requires a working knowledge of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations as it pertains to the Housing Program.



  1. Plans and coordinates all construction, modernization and development activities for the Housing Department.
  2. Responsible for the compliance of any necessary environmental assessments required by the granting authority.
  3. Become familiar with the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe’s Procurement, financial and management policy and will be purchasing goods and services.
  4. Updates departmental operating policy and procedures to ensure that the Housing Department activities are within federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies and procedures. This will include; land issues and working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Realty and other Tribal departments.
  5. Assists in the planning of projects, annual operating budgets for planning and coordination of new development. Must be able to understand budget requirements on all remodel/renovation projects and stay within budget.
  6. Prepares bid documents for development, modernization, maintenance and insurance burnout projects.
  7. Will be responsible for the inspection of homes which includes; roof, basement, heating system, water heater, air-conditioning system, structure, plumbing, electrical and other aspects of the home, looking for improper building practices, those items that require extensive repairs, items that are general maintenance issues as well as fire and safety issues.
  8. Conduct inspections of all renovation/remodeling or new development projects and will provide written reports to the Housing Director, note defects to the punch list for completion prior to closing a project, when second inspection is conducted ensure that the defects have been corrected.
  9. Serve as a spokesperson for the Housing Authority when reporting on the progress of any projects under management.
  10. Ensures that all construction and repairs are completed to the universal building, electrical and plumbing codes.
  11. Provides daily reports on all projects.
  12. Prepares all construction bid packets with scope of work, drawings and timelines.
  13. Ensures that all change orders are properly completed prior to the approval of the Housing Director.
  14. Reviews all requests for payments made by the contractors and inspects all work prior to payment prior to the submission to the Housing Director for approval.
  15. Adhere to a strict manner of confidentiality
  16. Other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.



  1. Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment in carrying out the responsibilities of the position in a professional and businesslike manner; able to work with the public, diverse personalities and problems.
  2. Understanding of computer operations, software programs (Sage Timberline, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and MS Outlook) and Internet Access.
  3. Working knowledge of Tribal, Federal, State and local laws that pertain to Indian Housing.
  4. Ability to manage multiple contracts or projects, read blue prints, drawings and a clear understanding of site preparation for new construction and construction management.
  5. Able to work with minimal supervision.



(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  1. A two (2) year degree and diploma from a construction trade school or vocational institution or able to provide five (5) years’ experience in the construction field; two (2) years supervisory experience in the construction field or in similar duties; and financial/managerial accounting.
  2. Must have certification in inspecting homes and experience in Environmental Assessments and experience in green build; ability to quote cost estimates on remodel/renovation and new construction projects.





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